William W. Dishman1,2,3,4,5

ID #1329, (circa 1833 - )

Parents:

Father: Charles H. Dishman3,5 b. 1806, d. 1866
Mother: Elizabeth T. Smith5 b. c 1812, d. Jul 1859

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1833He was born circa 1833 in Virginia.4,5

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Other Events

EventDateDescription
Census18501 Jun 1850He was listed as a household member living with Charles H. Dishman on the 1850 census in Westmoreland County, Virginia.6
Census18601 Jun 1860He was listed as a household member living with Charles H. Dishman on the 1860 census in Westmoreland County, Virginia.7
Militaryfrom 12 Sep 1861 to 31 Oct 1861He served on the Confederate side as a private in the 5th Company of the 111th Regiment of Virginia Militia from 12 Sep 1861 to 31 Oct 1861.8
Militaryfrom 1863 to 19 May 1865He served on the Confederate side as a private in company E of the 55th Virginia Infranty Regiment from 1863 to 19 May 1865. He was arrested by the Army of the Potomac on 5 Jun 1863 and sent to Washington on 9 Jun 1863. He was listed as a rebel deserter ("came within the lines") on 8 Jun 1863. He was initially held in the Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC before being transferred to Philadelphia where he was released after taking the oath of allegiance. On 19 May 1865 he was paroled at the Provost Marshall's office in Bowling Green, VA.9,10
Census18801 Jun 1880He was listed as the head of household on the 1880 census in Westmoreland County, Virginia.4

 

Other information

Relationships:
3rd great-grandson of Samuel Duchemin
1st cousin 1 time removed of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 4 Jul 2017

Citations

  1. [S66] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Westmoreland County, Virginia, dwelling 229, family 229, Charles Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), Image 30 of 76. Son William W. Dishman.
  2. [S67] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Westmoreland County, Virginia, p. 27, dwelling 223, family 223, C. Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 27 of 115. Son W. W. Dishman.
  3. [S368] Westmoreland Co. Chancery Causes, Charles H. Lyell et al vs. W.W. Dishman et al., 1873-023.
  4. [S69] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Westmoreland County, Virginia, ED 116, sheet 20, William W. Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 21 of 49. 45 yrs old, single.
  5. [S182] Dishman-Hagey Correspondence, 1985-1993 Personal papers of James Dallas Dishman, letter, William A. Hagey to James D. Dishman, dated 30 Dec 1986. WAH included a Family Group Sheet for Charles Triplett Dishman.
  6. [S66] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Westmoreland County, Virginia, dwelling 229, family 229, Charles Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), Image 30 of 76.
  7. [S67] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Westmoreland County, Virginia, p. 27, dwelling 223, family 223, C. Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 27 of 115.
  8. [S391] Compiled Service Records, Confederate, Virginia, William W. Dishman, 5th Company, 111th Regimiment Virginia Militia, appears on muster roll from 12 Sep to 31 Oct 1861.
  9. [S381] Civil War Prisioner of War Records, 1861-1865, William W. Dishman entry, age 32, farmer, Essex County, VA.
  10. [S391] Compiled Service Records, Confederate, Virginia, Wm. W. Dishman, Company E, 55th Virginia Infantry, records filed under Wilson Dishman. Based on other information, it is likely that the records of two different individuals were merged when the service records were compiled.
 

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